Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Identified

SAN JOSE — A man struck and killed in a hit-and-run in San Jose near a golf course Sunday night has been identified as 53-year-old Son Hoang Nguyen, according to police.

Officers responded at 9:51 p.m. Sunday to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the area of Senter Road and Balfour Drive, just west of the Los Lagos Golf Course, according to San Jose police.

A man later identified as Nguyen was found lying in the street. He was transported to a hospital where he died this morning, police said.

A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was crossing Senter Road, possibly on a bicycle, when a black sedan struck him.

The driver then fled the scene and remains at large, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Police Department’s traffic investigations unit at (408) 277-4654. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call (408) 947-7867.

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